Sunday, May 16, 2010

Downtown Vicksburg

Well, we had a really short photoshoot this Saturday as all of us had to try to get home before 9! So we left the house at 5:30 hoping to catch a sunrise, but the weather really didn't cooperate this time, so we drove around downtown in our hometown of Vicksburg! Still got some great shots and paid attention to some details this time that you take for granted in your own city when you see it everyday.

This was a new site as we drove downtown! The empty lot in the foreground on this photo was where a building has stood for 70 years or so. Well they knocked it down a few weeks ago and exposed this "ghost" billboard of an old "Snowdrift shortening" and Coca Cola advertisement. Best I can tell in my internet research, the Snowdrift shortening company advertised from 1896-1920 or so, so this is pretty old!



Beautiful colors of Downtown Vicksburg








Hope you enjoy, and come visit us sometime!

6 comments:

  1. I have, and hope to again!

    And I DO love an old Co-Cola sign!!

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  2. Neat! Great shots! Love the mini bottle trees that also have cups on them.

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  3. What a treasure they uncovered when they knocked that building down! Love the Coke sign and the way you captured the buildings from those unique angles, Robert.

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